Calls for Artists

Local and national juried, and non-juried, competitions for artists of all media, including RACC calls for artists.

We do not upload files with notices but enter an abbreviated form and then direct viewers to the organizations website. So we prefer short descriptions with contact information and deadline, that we can easily paste into our site. To find out more about listed items, please use the contact information for that notice. Do not contact RACC, unless it is listed as a RACC opportunity.

This service is free to the public.To submit a notice for this page, email the listing to mbauer@racc.org.

3/21/14
3/21/14
The Bellevue Art Museum (BAM) ARTSfair (July 25, 26 & 27, 2014) in partnership with the City of Bellevue Arts Program seeks proposals from professional artists to create two (2) temporary...
Deadline: 4/18/14
3/20/14
3/20/14
World Unity, Inc. was founded in 1993.  Their mission is to make a continuing and enduring contribution towards the elimination of all forms of prejudice, bias and discrimination....
Deadline: 4/18/14
3/6/14
3/6/14
Open to all U.S. resident artists 18 and over. You are invited to submit up to 5 digital images of your original works completed in the past two years, not previously shown in a MarinMOCA or...
Deadline: 4/18/14
10/24/13
10/24/13

ArtBurst Northwest: A Fine Arts and Crafts Festival at Marylhurst University, August 2 & 3, 2014. This festival is formerly known as the West Linn Arts Festival. Apply to...

Deadline: 4/18/14
9/11/13
9/11/13

Regional, national, and international artists (individuals and groups) working in all 2- and 3-dimensional mediums, as well as installation art, are invited to submit images of their work...

Postmarked Deadline: 4/18/14
2/25/14
2/25/14
Each artwork must be 6x6 square inches (15cm) or mounted to a 6x6 board, signed only on the back, and exhibited anonymously. All entries will be accepted and exhibited in the gallery and online...
Deadline: 4/20/14
2/13/14
4/16/14
International Call for Entries | Center Forward 2014
THEME | Center Forward
Photography, perhaps more than any other medium, seems inextricably linked to an...
EXTENDED Deadline: 4/23/14
3/28/14
4/8/14
On April 7th RACC wil be issuing a Request for Qualifications for a Muralist Roster. We will be inviting artists living in Oregon and Washington to submit qualifications for a roster...
Orientation meeting: 4/23/14
4/17/14
4/17/14
Two local nonprofit organizations, Know Your City (...
Deadline: 4/25/14
4/16/14
4/16/14
This year, ViennaPhotoBookFestival is very proud to present the 1st ViennaPhotoBookReview which will take place one day before the festival starts, on Friday, June 13, 2014.

The Review
...

Deadline: 4/25/14
4/7/14
4/7/14
Know Your City and Community Alliance of Tenants proudly announce a call for submissions for Renter's Rights, an educational comic book for Oregon renters. The publication builds on the...
Deadline: 4/25/14
3/27/14
3/27/14
The Musée de l’Elysée is proud to launch a new photography prize this year! Who can apply? The Prix Elysée is open to promising photographers or artists using...
Deadline: 4/25/14
3/20/14
3/20/14
Oil Painters of America will hold its annual Western Regional Exhibition of Representational Oil Paintings, August 30 through September 30, 2014 at Mountainsong Galleries in...
Deadline: 4/25/14
3/20/14
3/20/14
Public art enhances neighborhood and community identity. It enhances the visual landscape and character of the city. It turns ordinary spaces into community landmarks and promotes community...
Deadline: 4/25/14
3/13/14
3/13/14
ArtsEast invites Eastern Oregon artists to submit entries for the 2014 Artists of Eastern Oregon Biennial Show.  The Artists of Eastern Oregon Biennial show is a juried art...
Deadline: 4/25/14
3/27/14
3/27/14
Scope will feature variations on the Southern Landscape. Looking at the region through the eyes of its artists. Visual interpretations of metropolitan, coastal and rural areas of the...
Deadline: 4/26/14
3/13/14
3/13/14
Please submit your work to the Biennial Edition of VIDEOFOCUS, a special Stigmart10 issue focused on video. Selected artists will be published in the art review. There are 4 categories to submit...
Deadline: 4/26/14
3/31/14
3/31/14
ART AT THE YAMHILL COUNTY TRANSIT CENTER
Total Budget: $18,500
Deadline to apply: April 30, 2014
...
Deadline: 4/30/14
2/18/14
2/18/14
The Portland Community College Cascade Gallery is looking for solo, themed group, artist studio/teams, video and multimedia presentations for the 2014-2015 academic year. Proposal guidelines are...
Deadline: 4/30/14
4/8/14
4/8/14
There will be an interactive art installation shown at a Revolutionary Arts Panel as part of the Disability...
Deadline for both: 5/1/14
3/3/14
3/31/14
Port City Gallery is now accepting exhibition proposals for our March 2014 – March 2015 season.
 
Beginning in March, ProjectGrow will be curating the Port City Gallery...
Deadline: 5/1/14
3/13/14
3/13/14
The Corvallis Fall Festival is now accepting artist applications for our 42nd festival, September 27 & 28,2014. Applications are due May 1,2014. Juried festival showcases 170 artist booths,...
Deadline: 5/1/14
3/6/14
3/6/14
For the sixth year, CoCA is collaborating with Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Carkeek Park Advisory Council to present Heaven & Earth VI: As Above, So Below, an art exhibition in North...
Deadline: 5/1/14
2/27/14
2/27/14
The Visitor Center will host its first DIY Sustainable Adventure Art Symposium, in Ewen, Michigan, August 15-24, 2014. They will gather to make art, share skills, exchange ideas,build community...
Deadline: 5/1/14
2/13/14
2/13/14
The Red Cloud Indian Art Show is the largest and longest running Native American art show of its kind in the country, and one of only a few held on an Indian reservation hundreds of miles from...
Deadline: 5/1/14
2/11/14
2/11/14
International Kontinent Photography Awards 2014, the prestigious photography competition is now open for entries. Awards aim to honor best photographers in the world of photography and provide...
Deadline: 5/1/14
1/7/14
1/7/14
Multnomah Arts Center invites experienced and emerging artists living in Oregon or Washington (in the vicinity of Portland) to submit artwork for a juried group show, “Lost & Found,...
Deadline: 5/1/14
2/27/14
2/27/14
Coos Art Museum continues its tradition of hosting an annual Maritime Art Exhibition on the scenic southern Oregon Coast. Coinciding with the opening of this annual maritime art exhibit is the...
Postmarked Deadline: 5/3/14
3/17/14
3/17/14
Gallery 360 seeks entries from artists of all media to enter our upcoming juried exhibition.  Our June show, Summer Solstice, is about all things that remind you of summer and its...
Deadline: 5/4/14
3/28/14
4/10/14
Call for Artists—The Visual Chronicle of Portland:  RACC is seeking works on paper—prints, drawings, paintings on paper and photographs—to purchase for the Visual...
Deadline: 5/5/14
3/31/14
3/31/14
Black Box Gallery will host a juried group photography exhibition on dreams and imagination in the photographic arts. Dreams: Illusion and Fantasy will look at the role of fiction and...
Deadline: 5/7/14
2/18/14
2/18/14
Woodburn Art Center
2551 Boones ferry Rd, Woodburn OR
All art forms welcome as long as theme is prevalent.  This is a judged
show -   Ribbons awarded.
...
Deadline: 5/8/14
1/27/14
1/27/14
The San Francisco International Photography Exhibition features $6,000 in awards and an exhibition of outstanding photography from around the world. The juror, Paula Tognarelli, is the Executive...
Deadline: 5/8/14
3/31/14
3/31/14
Rosalux Gallery (Minneapolis, MN) announces a national call for entries for it’s 10th annual Open Door juried group exhibition.  Open to all US residents working in any 2D/ 3D...
Deadline: 5/9/14
4/1/14
4/1/14
BLACK MARKET ART FAIR is the online art fair for emerging new art on the threshold of the
established art market.
We want to expand the opportunities for exhibiting and...
Deadline: 5/10/14
3/27/14
3/27/14
This juried national competition is open to artists who are 18 or older and are living in the United States. Work may be in any medium, but it must be original, recently completed and designed...
Deadline: 5/10/14
1/6/14
1/6/14
Sequoia Gallery + Studios is seeking artists for gallery membership. Please visit our website: www.sequoiagallerystudios.org to download an...
Deadline: 5/10/14
4/16/14
4/16/14
An exhibition of work, curated by Gathering Crows, challenging traditional approaches to the human face, utilizing the visual arts, spoken word, and multimedia.
 
They are...
Deadline: 5/11/14
3/3/14
3/3/14
Open to all artists, members and non-members, ages 18 years and older. Artwork will be non-juried into the professionally judged show; a wide variety of media and disciplines will be represented...
Deadline: 5/13/14
4/16/14
4/16/14
Create an experience in a forest of wonder, to an endless soundscape of music and laughter, where senses are expanded and imagination comes to life.  Welcome to 'The...
Deadline: 5/15/14
4/16/14
4/16/14
You are invited to apply for jury selection into ART DENVER, November 14, 15, 16, 2014. Presented by the Cherry Creek Arts Festival, ART DENVER brings a fresh experience of fine arts to...
Deadline: 5/15/14
4/8/14
4/16/14
The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) in Portland, Oregon, invites artists living in Oregon and Washington to submit qualifications for a roster of artists interested in creating murals...
Deadline: 5/15/14
3/31/14
3/31/14
Announcing the 2014 Altered Art Festival in Old Town Sherwood on June 7th, 2014.  The festival will be at Veterans’ Memorial Park at the corner of 1st and Main Street.
 ...
Deadline to apply for a booth: 5/15/14
3/20/14
3/20/14
Creations by NW designers, fabricators, architects, and makers. Furnishings defined as movable, functional objects that make a room or other area ready for occupancy and activity by humans...
Deadline: 5/15/14
3/17/14
3/17/14
Take part in the International Photobook Dummy Award and win a complete photobook production!

Photographers worldwide are invited to present their so far unpublished photobooks to an...

Deadline: 5/15/14
2/28/14
2/28/14
Oil Painters of America will hold its 2014 Spring Online Showcase of Traditional Oil Paintings, March 1st through May 15, 2014.
 
...
Deadline: 5/15/14
3/24/14
4/8/14
The Committee to Honor the History of Williams Avenue is seeking artists or artist-led teams interested in developing permanent public artwork as part of the North Williams Avenue Traffic...
Deadline: 5/16/14
3/27/14
3/27/14
Peripheral ARTeries is inviting entries to find the most interesting emerging worldwide artists in various fine arts disciplines. The contest, on its 5th edition, will once again explore and...
Deadline: 5/16/14
12/31/13
12/31/13
Gallatin Art Crossing (GAC) and The City of Bozeman are pleased to announce Call for Entries for the 2014-15’ show and installation.
Creation or contribution for the Gallatin Art...
Deadline: 5/16/14
3/13/14
3/13/14
The Center for the Arts presents Exploration of a Medium: Watermedia. This is another show in our ongoing series of exhibitions focusing on the variety a single medium can have. CAE seeks...
Deadline: 5/19/14
1/31/14
1/31/14

Open to all mediums, sizes and concepts that explore light both as a tool for emphasis, and as medium.
Consider portrayals of sunlight, transparency, highlights … silhouettes,...

Deadline: 5/20/14
3/27/14
3/27/14
The Friends of the Oregon City Library and the Three Rivers Artist Guild are excited to host the Second Annual Carnegie Art Show in Library Park, Saturday, June 21, 2014. The celebration...
Deadline: 5/23/14
4/2/14
4/2/14
The theme is Still Life. All subject matter and photographic processes are welcome.
 
JUROR |  Rebecca Senf
Rebecca Senf is the Norton Family...
Deadline: 5/29/14
4/16/14
4/16/14
Exhibit Name: DIVERSITY: A Juried Photo Exhibit 
Organization: Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts
Deadline for Entry: May 30th, 2014 
Entry Fee: $30 ($20 for AC...
Deadline: 5/30/14
4/3/14
4/3/14
C. Emerson Fine Arts was founded in 2006 with the intention of going beyond familiar ground together with artists whose work is highly diverse and who mix different modes of expression to...
Deadline: 5/30/14
4/10/14
4/10/14
Oregon nonprofits are invited to join the nearly 200 organizations and community groups that have hosted public discussions through the Conversation Project, which...
Deadline: 5/31/14
3/24/14
3/24/14
Every artist knows the most important reason to enter a juried show is the ability to get your work in front of the people that need to see it.  For this show, artists will feel like they...
Deadline: 5/31/14
4/16/14
4/16/14
Make Fashion is a wearable technology festival that pairs visual arts, couture, and technology. Our goal is to fuse high tech with high couture to create beautiful and inspiring runway...
Deadline: 6/1/14
3/20/14
3/20/14
The competition will make it possible for ten living composers to receive recognition and exposure for their musical compositions.  These newly written pieces will be performed...
Deadline: 6/1/14
2/13/14
2/13/14
Call to Artists for 5th Annual Washington County Artists Open Studios Tour, October 18 and 19, 2014. Meet patrons, show your process and promote your work in a full-color catalog and website....
Deadline: 6/1/14
1/27/14
1/27/14
VIDEOHOLICA International Video Art Festival in Varna, Bulgaria starts the new open call for video art submissions for its 7th edition. The 7th VIDEOHOLICA will take place between 1st and...
Deadline: 6/1/14
4/10/14
4/10/14
4heads is seeking independent artists worldwide working in all disciplines (painting, photography, sculpture, installation, video, sound art and more) to apply for the 2014 Governors Island Art...
Deadline: 6/2/14
4/16/14
4/16/14
Placerville Arts Association, located in the Western Slope of the Sierra’s in CA, invites artists including 2-D, 3-D and photography to submit entries to its 48th National Mother Lode Art...
Final Deadline: 6/7/14
4/16/14
4/16/14
Art-Competition.net: Announces a call to artists for an online-juried international art competition, April 14, 2014 – June 08, 2014 (Midnight EST) $7,635 in cash and prizes. The...
Deadline: 6/8/14
4/10/14
4/10/14
Ecotone, n. From the Greek tónos, for tension [1] A transition area between two biomes. [2] Where two communities meet and integrate. [3]Examples: the zone between a field and forest or...
Deadline: 6/9/14
1/23/14
1/23/14
The Willamette Heritage Center is inviting manuscript submissions for the summer issue of “Willamette Valley Voices: Connecting Generations”, its bi-annual publication scheduled for...
Deadline 6/13/14
3/31/14
3/31/14
Borrowing a term from geology in order to explore metaphors of trans-regional movement, diaspora, materials, and additive processes, "Accreted Terrane" invites emerging and...
Deadline: 6/15/14
12/31/13
12/31/13
This is one of the largest shows of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. The show displays work from emerging and established artists. Everyone is welcome without a jury process. Note: Maximum...
Registration is one day only: 6/15/14
12/17/13
12/17/13
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site in Philadelphia, PA is currently accepting proposals for its 2015 season of site-specific artist installations. Maximum funding is $7,500 per...
Deadline: 6/18/14
3/27/14
3/27/14
Main Street Oregon City, Inc. is excited to host the Fifth Annual First City Celebration on Main Street, Saturday, July 26, 2014. The celebration proudly features regional Artists showcasing...
Deadline: 6/20/14
4/7/14
4/7/14
Continental Shift Seattle is a multimedia arts and performance exhibition exploring the dynamics of stepfamilies. This very common experience has received little attention in...
Deadline: 6/22/14
4/16/14
4/16/14
Theme: By Land and By Sea – landscapes, beach scenes, seascapes…… All art forms welcome- all ages invited to participate. Sought by the Woodburn Art Center, 2551 ...
Deadline: 6/26/14
3/21/14
3/21/14
The Master Player Library is seeking an artist or illustrator for a children's book project. The artist would render drawings for a non-traditional version of the folktale "A Frog Went...
Deadline: 6/30/14
2/4/14
2/4/14
Artshow.com is currently accepting entries for the 10th annual Art Kudos Competition, an international juried competition that serves to recognize and honor excellence in the visual arts. ...
Deadline: 6/30/14
9/20/13
9/20/13

The Master Player Library is seeking an artist or illustrator for a children’s book project. The artist would render drawings for a non-traditional version of the folktale “A...

Deadline: 6/30/14
3/20/14
3/20/14
SummerFest will be held on Saturday, July 19th, and the parade will go from 11:00 to 12:30, going from downtown Troutdale to...
Deadline to register: 7/1/14
12/20/13
12/20/13
The 2014 International Art Program for Children with Disabilities is now open for entries! Children with disabilities are encouraged to create a portrait that illustrates themselves in their...
Deadline: 7/1/14
9/20/13
9/20/13

 WATERGIRL Juried Art Exhibit and Book Cover Contest is now accepting entries

This Exhibit will be located in Athens, Ohio at the Athens County Public Library. We are looking for...

Deadline: 7/1/14
3/6/14
3/6/14
Art start-up Docent.co is launching a location-based platform for the arts.  Recognizing that there are dozens of discovery platforms, art lists, and eCommerce sites, but no site that...
Deadline: 7/7/14
4/16/14
4/16/14
“Real and Surreal” – Juried Show with esteemed juror, San Francisco-based critic, curator, and blogger Dewitt Cheng.
 
...
Deadline: 7/16/14
4/8/14
4/8/14
Bianca Lauren Galleries is a traveling art initiative to promote and sell the work of new + underground artists. Throughout 2014, Bianca Lauren Galleries has teamed up with Dinner D'Arte to...
Deadline for Portland: 7/30/14
9/27/13
3/3/14

Gallery 114, an artist-run gallery in the Pearl District, is looking for energetic artists to join our collective. Gallery artists work together to run the gallery, produce their own shows, and...

Deadline: 7/30/14
3/27/14
3/27/14
Hopkins Demonstration Forest, owned and operated by Forest Forever, Inc. a non-profit organization; hereafter referred to as FFI, is excited to host the 2nd...
Deadline: 8/29/14
4/16/14
4/16/14
NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY is a fully accredited public university serving more than 11,000 students in the Chicago area with an affordable, high quality academic experience. Our...
Deadline: 9/1/14
2/11/14
2/11/14
Oregon Library Association's Children's Services Section is sponsoring the Eleventh Showcase of Performers.  Previous showcases have provided librarians, parks and recreation...
Deadline: 9/1/14
11/21/13
11/21/13

Create a work of art using ONLY the materials provided in a Mystery Build kit! What's inside? We can't tell you, but you can expect to find some common art materials like wood, clay, canvas...

Deadline: 10/10/14
3/31/14
3/31/14
Portland choreographer Jayanthi Raman is looking for modern dancers (not required to have Indian dance background)  to perform in her upcoming production in Fall 2014 at PCPA with the ...
No deadline
3/27/14
3/27/14
Pair Shaped is a new, online collaborative art platform seeking artists of all types to showcase original work. This is not a standard call for submissions! If you’re selected,...
Ongoing deadline
2/18/14
2/18/14
Red Raven Gallery,440 ferry St. SE Salem,Oregon 97301. Right now they have member openings for but not limited to jewelers, furniture, ceramics and unique garden art.Members...
No deadline
1/14/14
1/14/14
Red Raven is an artist cooperative and is seeking new members for their gallery in Salem, Oregon.

Contact Becki: beckith2010@gmail.com.

ongoing
11/21/13
11/21/13

ARTiculAction is glad to announce the 4th edition of the International Open Call for Artists ARTiculAction 0.4: artists from each side of the world are welcomed to submit their works.

The...

No deadline
11/21/13
11/21/13

Lunaria, a co-operative gallery in historic Silverton, Oregon is currently jurying for new artists for membership.  It is the mission of the gallery to promote high quality works of art from...

No deadline
11/15/13
11/15/13

SHELTERS: Whether it’s homemade, nature-made, diagrams, ideas and plans for a potential, photographs/paintings of your own, in the woods, in the city, underground, above ground, for humans,...

ongoing
11/12/13
11/12/13

365 Artists | 365 Days is a new collaborative project, which will be launched in January 2014 by the Frank Juarez Gallery (Sheboygan, WI) and Greymatter Gallery (Milwaukee, WI).

...

ongoing
10/28/13
10/28/13

Mahlstedt Gallery is currently accepting submissions and is sending out a call to artists from around the world, and at all stages in their art careers, to submit their portfolios for...

10/8/13
10/8/13

The Planetary Path of Newberg, in partnership with the Ford Institute of Leadership Program, is developing a scale solar system in downtown Newberg, Oregon. Each planet will feature a common...

ongoing
9/5/13
1/7/14

Hatchfund (formerly USA Projects) is an online fundraising platform dedicated to supporting artists. Why fundraise with Hatchfund?

  • Hatchfund is 100% FREE for Artists
  • ...
No deadline
9/3/13
9/3/13

North Bank Artists Community Project is seeking new members for its gallery located in downtown Vancouver WA. North Bank Artists Gallery is dedicated to bringing exceptional art to the local...

No deadline
8/20/13
8/20/13

"Someday Incubator" is Portland's free monthly showcase of new works in the performing arts. It's a venue for established and new artists to workshop new material in front of a...

No deadline
2/26/13
5/14/13

ABCShowcases facilitate monthly Online Art Show/ Contests designed to help support non-profit animal rescue and advocacy organizations by donating a...

No deadline
1/17/13
1/17/13

Art 4 All People has entered the virtual market with our online gallery, as well as we are cultivating a brick and mortar gallery exhibition in the thriving Art economy of Izmir, Turkey. The...

No deadline
1/14/13
1/14/13

Representing the next generation of leading artists, from around the world. Artfetch is new, Artfetch is different, Artfetch gives selected emerging artists the opportunity to...

Ongoing submissions
12/28/12
12/28/12

West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park is a contemporary art venue located in Stowe, VT. West Branch represents and exhibits International, National and Regional artists working in a range of...

Deadline Ongoing